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Book review: Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table

Book review: Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table

🕔20:09, 13.Mar 2019

Sophie and Holly founded NotOnTheHighStreet.com in 2006. A decade later, it is a thriving online marketplace, offering thousands and thousands unique handcrafted gifts made by designers and small creative businesses. In Build A Business From Your Kitchen Table, Sophie and

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Article review: How To Improve Sales By Focusing On The Elements of Value

Article review: How To Improve Sales By Focusing On The Elements of Value

🕔11:12, 17.Sep 2018

Today I review two essential articles from the Harvard Business Review: The Elements of Value and The B2B Elements of Value. I recorded the video in Malta where I was delivering training on how to improve sales. These articles provide

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Book review: Focus, The Art of Clear Thinking, by Valerie Pierce

Book review: Focus, The Art of Clear Thinking, by Valerie Pierce

🕔15:11, 8.Aug 2018

Focus, and how difficult we find it to focus, is very much a theme nowadays. We lament the barrage of distractions we have to fight to get anything done; we vow to be less addicted to our phones, but we

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Book review: New Business Models for the Knowledge Economy, by Wendy Jansen, Wilchard Steenbakkers and Hans Jagers

Book review: New Business Models for the Knowledge Economy, by Wendy Jansen, Wilchard Steenbakkers and Hans Jagers

🕔12:32, 18.Jun 2018

A business model describes in detail how your business makes money: what are people buying from you? How? In what shape or form? In what quantity? How often? Through what channels? How do you market your product? Your business model

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Book review: The Leadership Pipeline, by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter and James Noel

Book review: The Leadership Pipeline, by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter and James Noel

🕔19:50, 2.May 2018

“Leadership” is one of those words that’s in fashion at the moment – but sometimes it’s not very clear what people mean by it. And I should know… I explored the concept for my Masters in Business. I can tell

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Book review: The Airbnb Story, by Leigh Gallagher

Book review: The Airbnb Story, by Leigh Gallagher

🕔13:05, 26.Mar 2018

Can you believe that last week-end, I slept in an AirBnB for the very first time? Yes, in 2018! That’s because today, I’m reviewing The Airbnb Story by Leigh Gallagher, and so I had to see for myself. I’ve been

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Book review: 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy, by Tim Harford

Book review: 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy, by Tim Harford

🕔19:42, 19.Feb 2018

What do barbed wire, radars and the double entry accounting system have in common? They changed the world, to give it the shape we know today. In this Facebook Live, I review Tim Harford’s amazing book, 50 Things That Made The

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Book Review: STAR – Leadership Behaviours for Stellar SME Growth, by Will McKee and John McKee

Book Review: STAR – Leadership Behaviours for Stellar SME Growth, by Will McKee and John McKee

🕔20:00, 10.Jan 2018

On 10 January 2018, I did a Facebook live video book review from the board room of DCU Invent. I wanted to talk about a great book that has informed my thinking for the better part of a year, STAR: Leadership

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Book review: Peers Inc, by Robin Chase

Book review: Peers Inc, by Robin Chase

🕔18:19, 11.Dec 2017

On 11 December, I did a Facebook Live video from Mechelen, Belgium. In this book review I talk about a truly paradigm-changing book that I studied heavily for my Master’s: Peers Inc, by Robin Chase. (Watch my book review of

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Book Review : Deep Work, by Cal Newport

Book Review : Deep Work, by Cal Newport

🕔10:05, 2.Nov 2017

On 24 October, 2017, I did a Facebook Live video from Ballylagan Organic Farm near Belfast – I love Ballylagan and stay there every time I get the chance. It was the perfect location to settle in for a book

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